Cancer and Palliative Care

This page contains the NCEC National Clinical Guidelines relating to Cancer and Palliative Care. *Patient Leaflets available here.

! The All Ireland Institute for Hospice and Palliative Care has 2 e-learning modules to support Nos 9 and 10. To gain access, click link below and register on the site for free.

Guideline Number Title Publication Date
 7  Diagnosis, staging and treatment of patients with Breast Cancer

  1. Breast Cancer Guideline Full Report
  2. Breast Cancer Guideline Summary
 June 2015
 8

 Diagnosis, staging and treatment of patients with Prostate Cancer

  1. Prostate Cancer Guideline Full Report
  2. Prostate Cancer Guideline Summary
 June 2015
Clinical Update – Mar 2016
 9  Pharmacological Management of Cancer Pain in Adults*

  1. Cancer Pain Guideline Full Report
  2. Cancer Pain_Guideline Summary
  3. Other support Resources (see also MMP’s Prescribing Tips and Tools)
 Nov 2015
 10  Management of Constipation in Adult Patients Receiving  Palliative Care*

  1. Constipation Guideline Full Report
  2. Constipation_Guideline Summary
  3. Other support resources
 Nov 2015
13

 Diagnosis, Staging and Treatment of Patients with Gestational Trophoblastic Disease

  1. GTD Guideline Full_Report
  2. GTD_Guideline Summary
Nov 2015